Council Meeting This Monday
The Council will meet this Monday evening, March 1. The open meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., at which time the Council will move immediately to go into closed session. The open meeting will resume at 7:30 p.m.
The Council meeting will be conducted entirely remotely with no in-person meeting attendance. Join both open meetings as noted in the Zoom and other connection information at the left..
The Agenda for the meeting, including many supporting details, is posted via the Agenda Center on the Town's website (http://www.upmd.org/agendacenter). I urge you to review the full Agenda of the meeting for items of interest to you.
A closed session has been called to begin at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related to the acquisition and to consult with the Town Attorney on a legal matter.
Items on the Council Agenda include:
Supervisor of Elections – Appointment of Heidi Marie Bulich as a second Supervisor of Elections.
Consent Agenda -- There are two items on the Consent Agenda. Consult the Agenda for details.
- To install two 4’ gates at 4205 Tuckerman Street.
- To build a 12’ x 12’ screened porch at 4010 Beechwood Road.
Mayor, Council, and Committee Comments and Reports
Zoning Tutorial – Overview of the zoning process in University Park and Prince George’s County.
Discussion – Recommendation of the Committee on Policy, Rules, and Municipal Structure to adopt a ban on gas-powered leaf blowers beginning January 1, 2023.
Town Speed Limit – To request Town staff and Town Attorney to research options available to institute Town-wide 20 mph speed limit.
Curative ordinance - Introduction – To correct certain non-substantive errors in a Legislative Resolution previously adopted to recodify the Town Code with no substantive changes.
Town Administrator’s Report
Participants who join the video/audio conference will be muted and video turned off during the meeting except for Mayor, Council, and staff. Participants will have the opportunity to speak during Public Comment - agenda item #6. During that time, all participants will be taken off mute. If you would like to comment, please state your name and Mayor Carey will call on you to speak. Public comments will be limited to three minutes.
Public comments or questions may also be made by emailing the Town Clerk Andrea Marcavitch at email@example.com. All electronic comments must be submitted by 12 p.m. on March 1, 2021. All public comments will be provided to the Mayor and Council prior to the Council meeting.
Please share this with neighbors who may not be on the Mayor’s email list. University Park residents wishing to be added to this list or removed from it can subscribe or unsubscribe via the Notify Me feature on the Town website at www.upmd.org. You may email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
With best regards,
Lenford C. Carey
Mayor, Town of University Park
(240) 338-2826 – Cellular is best, as I am teleworking
(301) 927-4262, Extension 100 -- office